Keysyms: HomePage vs WWW

James Cloos cloos at
Mon Dec 1 01:28:23 PST 2008

>>>>> "Sergey" == Sergey Udaltsov <sergey.udaltsov at> writes:

>> If keyboards which use <I32> with the kbd driver generate <I158> in
>> evdev I'd make <I32> be WWW and if they generate <I180> when using evdev
>> then HomePage.

Sergey> Ghm. How could I find this out without having that particular keyboard
Sergey> in front of me?;)

I suspect WWW is more likely than HomePage.

But I see that some of the keyboards have both, often with <I32> as
HomePage and something else as WWW.  

And a look through the two drivers and Linux's usb and at kbd drivers
didn't make obvious the relationship between evdev codes and what kbd
gets from the kernel....

Maybe the bsd src for converting from usb to their kbd driver might make
it easier to predict what code kbd would see from a given usb hid code?

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